Public Date:
1671359: CVE-2018-8786 freerdp: Integer truncation leading to heap-based buffer overflow in update_read_bitmap_update() function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

FreeRDP prior to version 2.0.0-rc4 contains an Integer Truncation that leads to a Heap-Based Buffer Overflow in function update_read_bitmap_update() and results in a memory corruption and probably even a remote code execution.

Find out more about CVE-2018-8786 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (freerdp) RHSA-2019:0697 2019-04-02

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 freerdp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 freerdp Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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